The Gamut

All of the ACLU blogs in one place

Trump is Taking More Money for Raids and Detention. Congress Should Stop Him.

Without congressional checks, ICE and CBP will continue to overspend and overstep.

By Madhuri Grewal, Yesenia Chavez
August 19, 2019

Corrections Officer Who Struck Rhode Island Protesters with Pickup Truck Resigns

Activists say the private prison where the officer worked should be closed and immigrants detained there released.

By Ashoka Mukpo
August 16, 2019

The Challenges of Breastfeeding as a Black Person

How our workplaces and healthcare system create barriers to breastfeeding.

By Amani Echols
August 15, 2019

William Barr is Stuck in the '90s — But Americans Have Moved Forward When it Comes to Criminal Justice Reform

A reaction to outdated, dangerous rhetoric.

By Udi Ofer
August 14, 2019

Why Don’t We Have More Privacy When We Use A Credit Card?

Weak privacy laws expose our personal information when we use a credit card.

By Jay Stanley
August 13, 2019

Expanding Involuntary Confinement is Not the Answer to Solve Gun Violence

Institutionalizing people against their will is usually a mistake.

By Susan Mizner, Ari Ne'eman
August 13, 2019

Say No to the “Cashless Future” — and to Cashless Stores

Going cash-free can be convenient but at what cost?

By Jay Stanley
August 12, 2019

A Federal Court Sounds the Alarm on the Privacy Harms of Face Recognition Technology

The court ruled that a lawsuit alleging that Facebook is violating Illinois’ biometric privacy law can proceed.

By Nathan Freed Wessler
August 9, 2019

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